[ModLib] 7.5" Porter Buckram

Brian LeMasters brianlemasters at gmail.com
Wed Feb 15 21:45:10 EST 2012


Barry,
Yes, the Fujita torchbearer is on the title page.  The end of text 
catalogs are not reliable after 1967, right?  So this larger size should 
set the latest date of appearance of the Buckram Regulars.  This data 
would match the Cotton Kingdom printing in the Buckram Giants, also.
Brian


On 2/15/2012 5:11 PM, Gordon Barrick Neavill wrote:
>
> There was a 7.5" printing of Flowering Judas in 1969 or 1970 with the 
> Fujita torchbearer on the title page.  It's interesting that the ML 
> was still producing buckrams at that date, since they started to 
> discontinue ML titles in the regular binding on a massive scale in 1971.
>
> Barry
>
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> *From: *"Scot Kamins" <scot.kamins at gmail.com>
> *To: *"For collectors of Modern Library books" <modlib at thuban.owu.edu>
> *Sent: *Wednesday, February 15, 2012 5:42:30 PM
> *Subject: *[ModLib] 7.5" Porter Buckram
>
> Hi folks,
>
>
> Brian LeMasters submitted this interesting find -- a 284.1 Porter, 
> /*Flowering Judas */in a buckram binding. The interesting thing is the 
> size -- 7.5 " tall. Anyone else have any buckrams in this size?
>
> Here's a link to Brian's amazon-sized Porter: 
> http://www.modernlib.com/Identifiers/Buckram.284_porter.jpg
>
> Thanks,
>
> Scot Kamins
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